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Herbal intervention Reference Herbal compounds Isoliquiritigenin (from Glycyrrhiza glabra)  Wogonin (from Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi)  Ligustilide (from Angelica sinensis)  Individual herbal extracts Core licorice  Adlay hull  Lepechinia caulescens  Commiphora myrrha
 Boswellia carterii  Herbal formula decoctions Dang-Gui-Shao-Yao-San (Danggui-Shaoyao-San) [14, 25] Bak Foong pills [26, 64] Xiang-Fu-Si-Wu decoction [18, 58] Shaofu Zhuyu decoction (Shao Fu Zhu Yu decoction) [50, 65] Shakuyaku-kanzo-to  Wen-Jing Tang  Yuanhu painkillers  TABLE 4: Frequently used herbs in herbal formula decoctions.
Samples of the dried oleo-gum-resin of Boswellia carteri Birdwood and Commiphora myrrha Engler Family Burseraceae were purchased from Haraz Egyptian herbal store, Cairo, Egypt.
The powdered oleo-gum-resin of Boswellia carteri (500 gm) and of Commiphora myrrha (500 gm) were separately extracted in a continuous extraction apparatus (Soxhlet) until exhaustion with the following organic solvents in succession: petroleum ether (40-60[degrees]C), diethyl ether, chloroform, methanol and 50% aqueous methanol.